Land of the Lakes is the indie rock husband and wife duo of Matthew Thomson and Danielle Hamel from St. John's, NL. They play a combination of indie pop and alt rock shoe-gazer with fuzzed out guitars and dreamy melodies. As a follow-up to their 2015 self-titled album which received local critical acclaim, in February 2017, eager to introduce their two kids to the ways of indie rock, they released a rock album for kids entitled Pink Rabbit.
Land of the Lakes are nominated in the upcoming 2017 MusicNL Awards for Pop/Rock Group of the Year and Music Video of the Year. In 2015, they were nominated for MusicNL Awards for Alternative Artist of the Year and Rising Start of the Year, and longlisted for the Borealis Music Prize.